Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Medford, OR

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SPOT FORECAST FOR JACKSON COUNTY SAR...OREGON NATIONAL GUARD
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
914 AM PDT FRI MAY 6 2016

FORECAST HAS BEEN UPDATED FOR THE INCIDENT AS OF 0900 PDT ON MAY 06.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
THIS FORECAST IS FOR AREAS ALONG THE ILLINOIS RIVER FROM KERBY TO AGNESS.
IT FEATURES THE AVIATION-ORIENTED FORECAST AND THE FORECAST FOR GROUND
SEARCH OPERATIONS.

UPDATES MADE THIS MORNING WERE TO INDICATE LESS CLOUD COVER, REMOVE
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS FOR TODAY, AND TO DIMINISH SURFACE WINDS FOR
TODAY. WINDS WERE INCREASED SOME FOR THE EARLY EVENING.

SKIES WILL BE MOSTLY SUNNY THIS MORNING, BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY THIS
AFTERNOON INTO THE EARLY EVENING. STEADY AND SOMEWHAT GUSTY NORTHEAST
WINDS ABOVE THE TERRAIN WILL BE MODERATE AND GUSTY IN THE NORTH TO
SOUTH ORIENTED PORTIONS OF THE RIVER VALLEYS TODAY, ESPECIALLY THIS
AFTERNOON AND EVENING. BEWARE OF EDDYING WINDS AROUND BENDS IN THE
VALLEYS. TONIGHT SOME FOG IS POSSIBLE IN THE VALLEYS, BUT MODERATE AND
GUSTY WINDS ALOFT SHOULD LIMIT THIS TO PATCHY. SATURDAY WILL BE MOSTLY
CLEAR WITH GUSTY NORTH WINDS AGAIN IN THE RIVER VALLEYS.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY IN THE MORNING BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....75-80F.
MIN HUMIDITY........40-50 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....NORTHEAST WINDS 0 TO 3 MPH IN THE MORNING
                    BECOMING NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 15 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
VISIBILITY..........10 MILES OR GREATER AFTER 1000.
CEILING.............UNLIMITED IN THE MORNING...BECOMING SCATTERED
                    CLOUDS TO OCCASIONALLY BROKEN AT 3500-5000 FEET
                    AFTER 1200.
5000 FT MSL WINDS...NORTHEAST 15-25KT.


.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR WITH PATCHY FOG DEVELOPING IN
                    THE RIVER VALLEY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....45-50F.
MAX HUMIDITY........90-100 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....NORTH WINDS AROUND 5-15 MPH IN THE EVENING
                    BECOMING NORTHEAST 0 TO 5 MPH OVERNIGHT.
VISIBILITY..........1-3 MILES IN PATCHY FOG ALONG THE RIVER.
                    OTHERWISE 10 MILES OR GREATER.
CEILING.............AREAS OF 500-1000 FT BASES ALONG THE RIVER.
                    OTHERWISE VFR.
5000 FT MSL WINDS...NORTHEAST 20-25KT.


.SATURDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY WITH PATCHY FOG IN THE RIVER VALLEYS
                    IN THE MORNING THEN BECOMING SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....75 TO 80 F.
MIN HUMIDITY........35-40 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....NORTH 1 TO 3 MPH IN THE MORNING BECOMING NORTH 5
                    TO 10 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
VISIBILITY..........FEW PATCHES OF EARLY MORNING FOG BECOMING 10 MILES
                    ALL LOCATIONS AFTER 0900.
CEILING.............FEW AREAS OF 500-1000FT EARLY MORNING ALONG THE RIVER BUT
                    ALL LOCATIONS VFR WITH FEW CLOUDS AFTER 0900.
5000 FT MSL WINDS...NORTH-NORTHEAST 25-30KT.

$$
FORECASTER...LUTZ
REQUESTED BY...SGT ELY  JONATHAN
TYPE OF REQUEST...SAR
.TAG 20160505.JACKS.01/MFR



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